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Title Health physics and radiological health / Thomas E. Johnson, Brian K. Birky ; consulting editor, Bernard Shleien.

Published Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Fourth edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (1287 pages) : illustrations
Notes Rev. ed. of: Handbook of health physics and radiological health / edited by Bernard Shleien, Lester A. Slaback Jr., Brian Kent Birky. 3rd ed. c1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Estimates of radiation doses from various sources of exposure -- Commonly used units, signs, symbols, conversion factors, and constants -- Rules-of-thumb as useful equations -- Standards and guidances for limiting ionizing radiation exposure -- Interaction of radiation with matter -- Exposure and shielding from external radiation -- Neutron production, shielding, and activation -- Radionuclide data -- Radiation measurement instruments -- Patient doses in the healing arts -- Operational health physics -- Bioassay and radiobiological data -- Radiation dosimetry -- Ionizing radiation bioeffects and risks -- Non-ionizing radiation.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Johnson, Thomas E., 1964-
Birky, Brian Kent.
Shleien, B. (Bernard)
Subject Radiology, Medical -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical physics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Electronic books.
Other uniform title Handbook of health physics and radiological health.
ISBN 9781609134198